NEW DELHI, Aug. 19 -- The National Education Policy 2020 sets a cohesive vision for transforming education in the country. The focus is on addressing issues that have hampered the outcomes of the Indian education system while aligning its processes and outcomes to the best in the world. Taking note of key debates in education, the Policy contains actions that will have a far reaching impact through fundamental changes in current structures and approaches.

The Policy aims to reach and retain every learner in school education within 10 years through actions based on principles of access, equity and quality. Specific actions are related to learners in villages, towns and aspirational districts, and the development of special education zones, ...